Use a discount calculator to see how your savings will increase with each step you take to let stormwater runoff from your roof, driveway, or parking lot safely soak into the ground on your property.
File your arts tax return online. Pay your tax due with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, ACH payment or mail a check or money order. Make a donation to the arts education and access fund.
Alarm payments are now offered online.
Pay and manage your options on your City of Portland sewer, stormwater, and water bill.
New businesses that operate in Portland or Multnomah County are required to register their business with the Revenue Division within the first 60 days of operation.
To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.
The City of Portland requires both residents and business owners with alarm systems to maintain an annual permit with the city.
File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial or suspension, water or sewer billing
If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.
New job openings are posted every Monday morning. You can view all postings online, search for a job that interests you, and apply online.
Mini-grants are available from the Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP). These grants provide gift certificates for native plants that benefit the watershed. They are available to community groups or individuals. We accept and review applications year-round. Download the application here.
Temporary or special event liquor license applications must be submitted to both the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the City for approval. The City's deadline for temporary liquor licenses is seven days prior to your event.
If you bought and planted a yard tree between September 1 and April 30, you may be eligible for a Treebate. The Treebate is a one-time rebate on your City of Portland sewer/stormwater/water utility bill for planting a tree.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) holds ultimate authority over liquor licensing. First, OLCC must accept your application. Next, forward your application to the City, which includes documentation beyond what's required for a temporary license.
Homeowners who live in the Interstate Corridor or the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Areas (URAs) may be eligible for a no-interest loan of up to $40,000 to fund repairs, like a leaky roof, or electrical and plumbing issues. Households must income-qualify (see Income Guidelines).
If you received a required connection notice from the City that you need to correct your sewer connection, then you can apply for a sewer loan. Loans are available for City fees and plumbing costs. Environmental Services is the contact for all sewer connection loans.
Users of City property must show proof of insurance for certain events. An option to purchase Tenants User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) through the City is available: meets City requirements, liability and property damage, cost effective, liquor liability optional, covers most events.
In commercial districts, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install up to two free bike racks on the sidewalk in front of your property. These provide convenient bike parking for employees, visitors, and shoppers. Additional racks may be installed for a cost of $150 per bike rack.
Register as a volunteer Green Street steward and help take care of Green Streets in your neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to sign up and find available Green Streets to adopt. Thank you for helping us keep our rivers and streams clean.
Master Recyclers are a volunteer corps who inspire neighbors and coworkers into action.
The Portland Police Bureau has partnered with GovDeals.com to sell unclaimed property left at the Portland Police Bureau's Property and Evidence division.
Customers may qualify for bill adjustments when property-side leaks impact utility bills. Customers may request adjustments after leaks have been repaired. A City staff person will check the water meter to verify that the leak has been fixed.
Conditional use permit for ceremonial bonfires.
Submit complaints and concerns about cannabis businesses in Portland.
The Drugs and Vice Division aims to reduce crime and improve neighborhood livability in the community. Members of the community can assist in this effort by reporting drug complaints and concerns.